Monday, July 25, 2016

Walking Baboon



Walking baboon, animated 2006, from motion study still photographs, 1877,  by Eadweard Muybridge, born Edward James Muggeridge, English, photographer, inventor, 1830-1904.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Hemingway's Passport



Ernest Hemingway's passport photo, 1923.  Ernest Hemingway, writer, journalist, July 21, 1899-1961.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Eagle Approaches Columbia



Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle approaches the Columbia spacecraft, 1969, by Michael Collins, Air Force officer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-.

July 20, 1969



Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon, July 20, 1969.  From the live television broadcast.  Neil Armstrong, American, engineer, test pilot, astronaut, 1930-2012.  Buzz Aldrin, born Edwin Aldrin, American, Air Force officer, test pilot, astronaut.

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Montage of Marie Bell



Photo montage of Marie Bell, 1930, by Francois Kollar, French, born Hungary, (Austria-Hungary), 1904-1979.  Marie Bell, born Marie-Jeanne Bellon,  French, actress, stage director, 1900-1985.

The Eiffel Tower



The Eiffel Tower, 1930s, photographer unknown.

Subway Performer



Subway performer, 1938, by Walker Evans, American,  1903-1975.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Jupiter



The moons Io, Europa, and Ganymede orbit Jupiter, 2016, taken by the Juno Space Probe, NASA.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Earth and Moon



The Moon transits Earth's orbit, 2016, taken by The Deep Space Climate Observatory, NASA.

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Women's Legs and Shoes on Rocks



Detail of women's legs and shoes on rocks, 1940s, by Andre Kertesz, American, born Hungary (Austria Hungary), 1894-1985.

Pride Street



Pride Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 1956, by W. Eugene Smith, born William Eugene Smith, American, 1918-1978.

The Misfits



Marilyn Monroe, Eli Wallach, and Clark Gable rehearse a dance scene from The Misfits, 1960, by Inge Morath,  born Ingeborg Morath, American, born Austria, 1923-2002.  The Misfits, directed by John Huston, American, director, writer, actor, 1906-1987.  Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jeanne Mortenson, American, 1926-1962.  Eli Wallach, American, 1915-2014.  Clark Gable, born William Clark Gable, American, 1901-1960.